08049812 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 583 patents.

A method and apparatus for automatically focusing a camera that may rely upon ambient light for auto focusing and flash illumination for image capture. A correction factor may be determined that is based at least in part on a range between the camera and a desired subject. The camera focus may be adjusted in accordance with the correction factor prior to capturing a capture image using flash illumination.

Title
Camera with auto focus capability
Application Number
11/681251
Publication Number
8049812 (B2)
Application Date
March 2, 2007
Publication Date
November 1, 2011
Inventor
Terry Ahrens
Plymouth
MN, US
Vincent C Jacobson
Eden Prairie
MN, US
Jan Jelinek
Plymouth
MN, US
Gary E Determan
Plymouth
MN, US
Rand P Whillock
North Oaks
MN, US
Agent
Seager Tufte & Wickhem
Assignee
Honeywell International
NJ, US
IPC
H04N 5/232
G03B 13/00
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